Celebrating 100 Years of Educating Industry Leaders

In 1917, the North Carolina College for Women—as UNCG was known at the time—established the School of Home Economics and, as part of the School, created the Department of Clothing and Textiles and Housing, which coincided with the textile and apparel industry’s expansion throughout the American Southeast. The department would later be named Clothing and Textiles until […]

A message from the Bryan School

Our thoughts and prayers are with our alumni and friends dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. It is especially poignant to consider that these events are impacting so many lives near the anniversary of 9/11, a time when we remember the resiliency of our communities and the powerful spirit of giving […]

Supervisor Attitudes Matter More than Attributes

Employer-worker relationships and the factors that drive the career success of broad groups of workers, including young professionals and females, deeply interest Dr. Dora Gicheva, assistant professor of economics at the Bryan School of Business and Economics at UNCG. In her most recent works, Are Female Supervisors More Female Friendly, and Career Implications of Having […]

Back to Business 2017

Check out photos from our second annual Back 2 Business!

Sales Institute Preparing Students for Success

It is estimated that 50 percent of all business school graduates find their first job in sales; however, not all students who enter the field find success. Students who have participated in a sales program experience less turnover.  According to John Chapman, the Director of Business Development and co-founder of the North Carolina Sales Institute […]

A Fruitful Partnership

North Carolina’s lush, fertile soil provides an ideal base for native and European grapes, and the state’s wine industry has seen exponential growth over the past decade, ranking NC as the 10th wine and grape producer in the nation with an economic impact of $1.7 billion statewide. In 2013, Bryan School researchers partnered with the […]

Short-Term Study Abroad in Belgium

This March, eighteen Bryan School students spent their spring break in Belgium, cumulating a semester-long joint project with graduate and undergraduate students from the Université Catholique de Louvain. As part of their coursework for Management 303: Experience Business Abroad, the students spent the better part of a week collaborating with their European counterparts on business […]

Textile Innovations: From Home Sewer to VP

For Diane Bond Warren, BS ’77, MBA ’86, no two work days are alike. In her role as vice president of merchandising for VF Imagewear, she may attend a strategic planning session, evaluate the effect of a product on human performance, and shift to solve a personnel resource issue all on the turn of a […]

Local Healthcare Leader Recognized as Distinguished Alumni

Joan H. Evans, Executive Vice President of Innovation and Transformation for Cone Health received the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award from the Bryan School of Business and Economics at UNCG during a special event on May 22. “Joan has been a force for transformation and innovation at Cone Health, and nationally within the healthcare industry,” said […]

Business Student Encourages Others to “Smell the Roses”

Charlotte native Magloire Lubika was just visiting UNCG with his brother, who was interested in applying to the University. He had no idea that he would like the campus so much. That feeling, coupled with the fact that UNCG offered a major in information systems and supply chain management (ISSCM), led Magloire to transfer to […]